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Significant savings made on repatriating UK prisoners

Thu, 02 Apr 2015

Hundreds of thousands of pounds has been saved by repatriating UK prisoners.

That's according to the Home Affairs Minister - who says sending people away has generated an annual reserve of around £60 thousand pounds since the move from Victoria Road in 2008.

With a capacity of 144 the Isle of Man Prison holds an average of 90 inmates - currently housing 44 Manx residents, 35 from the UK and one from outside the EU.

Juan Watterson says the system is now much more efficient: 


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